How to buy Empired (EPD) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Empired shares.

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Empired is an information technology services business based in Australia. Empired shares (EPD) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Empired has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $171.5 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Empired

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Empired . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: EPD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Empired reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Empired . Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Empired stock price (ASX:EPD)

Use our graph to track the performance of EPD stocks over time.

Empired shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-16.
52-week range$0.6324 - $1.355
50-day moving average $1.3413
200-day moving average $1.0364
Target price$0.6
PE ratio 21.7742
Dividend yield $0.015 (1.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.071

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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.
Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
IG Share Trading
AUD $8 or 0.1%
$50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares, Global shares
$0 brokerage for US and global shares plus get an active trader discount of $5 commission on Australian shares.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
ThinkMarkets Share Trading
AUD $8
No
ASX shares
$8 flat fee brokerage for CHESS Sponsored ASX stocks (HIN ownership), plus free live stock price data on an easy to use mobile app.
Superhero share trading
$5
No
ASX shares, US shares, ETFs
Earn up to 15,000 Qantas frequent flyer points when you transfer an exisiting balance or trade. Offer valid for all new and existing Superhero members until 28 February.
Pay zero brokerage on US stocks and all ETFs and just $5 (flat fee) to trade Australian shares from your mobile or desktop.
GO Markets Share Trading
$7.70
No
ASX shares, Forex, CFDs, ETFs
Pay zero brokerage on your first 20 trades and $7.70 after that on over 2,500 ASX listed shares from either your desktop or mobile.
Opentrader Share Trading
AUD $5
No
ASX shares, Options trading, ETFs, Warrants
Gain access to chess sponsored shares for as little as $5 per trade.
Get free live data, advanced charting and even gain experience before trading through fantasy portfolios when you sign up with OpenTrader.
Saxo Capital Markets (Classic account)
AUD $5
No
ASX shares, Global shares, ETFs
Access 19,000+ stocks on 40+ exchanges worldwide
Low fees for Australian and global share trading, no inactivity fees, low currency conversion fee and optimised for mobile.
HSBC Online Share Trading
AUD $19.95
No
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs, Bonds
Limited-time offer: Join HSBC’s online trading account before 28 February 2022 and HSBC will reimburse you up to $100 on your first 5 trades. Also traders who transfer $50k+ will get a $200 bonus(T&Cs apply).
Make trades online with brokerage fees starting from just $19.95 with an HSBC Online Share Trading account. Plus gain access to complimentary expert research, trading ideas and tools.
SelfWealth (Basic account)
AUD $9.5
No
ASX shares, US shares
Trade ASX and US shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
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Is it a good time to buy Empired stock?

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Empired price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.35

3 months (2021-10-19) 0.37%
6 months (2021-07-19) 3.45%
1 year (2021-01-19) 100.00%
2 years (2020-01-17) 264.86%
3 years (2019-01-18) 172.73%
5 years (2017-01-19) 167.33%

Is Empired under- or over-valued?

Valuing Empired stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Empired 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Empired 's P/E ratio

Empired 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Empired shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Empired 's EBITDA

Empired 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $10.8 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Empired 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Empired financials

Revenue TTM $171.5 million
Operating margin TTM 5.46%
Gross profit TTM $34.8 million
Return on assets TTM 4.84%
Return on equity TTM 16.89%
Profit margin 6.91%
Book value 0.476
Market capitalisation $233.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Empired share dividends

21%

Dividend payout ratio: 21.43% of net profits

Recently Empired has paid out, on average, around 21.43% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Empired shareholders could enjoy a 1.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Empired 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.015 per share.

While Empired 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Empired is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Empired share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Empired 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.6324 up to $1.355. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPD.AU volatility(beta: 1.62)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Empired 's is 1.6185. This would suggest that Empired 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Empired overview

Empired Limited provides information technology solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America. It serves public sector agencies to transform and connect across everything they do, creating citizen experiences, streamlining services, and empowering people with technology; delivers data and digital experience platforms to help financial services and insurance organizations; and offers enterprise resource planning, and security and identity services to resource industry. The company also provides transformation solutions and managed services to utilities organizations; and applications to other industries. Empired Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia. As of November 2, 2021, Empired Limited operates as a subsidiary of Capgemini Australia Pty Limited.

Empired in the news

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